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Great Potoo

Nyctibius grandis


status = LC status_system = iucn3.1 regnum = phylum = Chordata classis = Aves unranked_ordo = Cypselomorphae ordo = Caprimulgiformes familia = Nyctibiidae genus = Nyctibius species = N. grandis binomial = Nyctibius grandis binomial_authority = (Gmelin, 1789) The Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) is a bird, both the largest potoo species and the largest member of the order Caprimulgiformes ( and allies). It occurs in tropical America.

Though related to the nightjars, like other potoos it lacks the bristles around the mouth found in the true nightjars (Caprimulgidae). Larger than a crow at 48–60 cm (19-24 inches) long and 360-650 grams (12.7 oz-1.4 lb), this potoo's size is distinctive when seen. It is pale greyish to brown, finely patterned with black and buff. It has large orange eyes. The overall appearance is pale and grayish. The underside is barred and vermiculated, including the buffy chest. The tail is barred with sharply defined black borders, while the head and back are mottled with gray and buff. Like most members of their order, the Great Potoo has plumage that is well-suited for camouflage. The song is described as deep, guttural, strangled cries like borrrrrr or oorrroo repeated after a consistent interval of 10 to 20 seconds. The most common call is a loud, startling bark, BWOW! or GWOK! This call is usually made while the bird is disturbed. stuffed specimen

 

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Great Potoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) is a bird, both the largest potoo species and the largest member of the order Caprimulgiformes (nightjars and allies). It occurs ...
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ARKive - Great potoo videos, photos and facts - Nyctibius grandis
Information on the great potoo is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly...
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Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) » Planet of Birds
It is pale greyish to brown, finely patterned with black and buff. It has large orange eyes. The overall appearance is pale and greyish. The underside is barred and ...
www.planetofbirds.com/caprimulgiformes-n...

Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) | the Internet Bird Collection
Potoos (Nyctibiidae) Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) - HBW 5, p. 299. French: Grand Ibijau German: Riesentagschläfer Spanish: Nictibio Grande ...
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Nyctibius grandis - Avibase
Photo powered by flickr.com. Order: Caprimulgiformes Family: Nyctibiidae. English: Great Potoo Scientific: Nyctibius grandis. Protonym: Caprimulgus grandis
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ARKive - Great potoo photo - Nyctibius grandis - G97929
Great potoo camouflaged on tree - View amazing Great potoo photos - Nyctibius grandis - on ARKive
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Call | the Internet Bird Collection
Enter your keywords: Potoos (Nyctibiidae) Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis). Least Concern
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Great Potoo - Pictures and facts - Birds @ thewebsiteofeverythi ng.com
The Great Potoo is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
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Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) - Surfbirds Photo Albums
28 January 2010, Gaillard Road, Gamboa, Panama This sleeping bird kept its eyes completely closed most of the time. Here a narrow slit is visible. ...
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antpitta.com : Photo Gallery : Potoos
Great Potoo Nyctibius grandis Fazenda Santa Tereza (Pantanal Wildlife Center), Mato Grosso state, Brazil. Potoos are well-known for their ability to blend in with the ...
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The Great Potoo ( Nyctibius grandis ) finally confirmed for Belize
Documentation with the first confirmed record of a Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) from Belize in site on biological diversity research information including research ...
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Common Potoo (Nyctibius griseus) « Lee's Birdwatching Adventures Plus
Great Potoo, Nyctibius grandis; Long-tailed Potoo, Nyctibius aethereus; Northern Potoo, Nyctibius jamaicensis; Andean Potoo, Nyctibius maculosus; Lesser Potoo or Common Potoo, ...
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Potoo, Great Potoo & Common Potoos | TropicalBirds.com
The Grand Potoo bird and other subspecies (Nyctibiidae/Nyctibi us Grandis) is a cunning Jedi of the avian world. Wrapped in a mysterious feathered suit of barkish ...
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Observations on the Nesting of the Great Potoo (Nyctibius Grandis ...
948 SHORT COMMUNICATIONS until the following day, when an adult was flushed from the nest and reappeared less than 5 min later. The nest, an open cup, was placed at ...
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Nyctibius grandis Urutau Great Potoo Ave Fantasma - YouTube
Uploaded by juandramirezrpomune on Apr 6, 2009 Great Potoo`s call Category: Pets & Animals Tags: Nyctibius grandis Great Potoo Colombia www.colombiabirding ...
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Great Potoo Nyctibius grandis
This is the Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) multimedia field guide page of the Mangoverde World Bird Guide.
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Potoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Great Potoo, Nyctibius grandis; Long-tailed Potoo, Nyctibius aethereus; Northern Potoo, Nyctibius jamaicensis; Andean Potoo, Nyctibius maculosus; Common Potoo or Lesser Potoo, ...
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potoo - definition and meaning - Wordnik: All the Words
A large South American goatsucker (Nyctibius grandis). ... Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia. n. A caprimulgine bird, Nyctibius jamaicensis.
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Panama Bird Photos - Carolina Nature
Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis) 3/21/04 - Canopy Tower, Panama. We found this cryptically patterned nocturnal bird roosting high in the canopy next to the top of the ...
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